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Prehysteria! (1993)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  24 September 1993 (Brazil)
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A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.

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Rico, a sleazy museum curator, steals a tribe's sacred dinosaur eggs in the rain forest. Frank is an archeologist and single parent, and eeks out a living by selling fossils from his farm to the museum. In a mixup, his kids bring home the eggs and hatch the miniature dinosaurs. Frank is falling in love with Vicki, who works for Rico, and finds his life complicated when the dinosaurs begin trashing his house, and Rico attempts to regain his treasure. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Madonna the Pteranodon, Elvis the T-Rex. See more »

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Frank: You like threatening women?
Rico Sarno: A little bit.
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Written and performed by Simon Stokes & Tom Hensley (ASCAP)
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Served its purpose
11 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you are a six-year-old boy who's into dinosaurs, you will love this movie. If you are anybody else, you'll be rolling your eyes about every 15 seconds. If you want to start picking on things like the acting, the special effects, the dialogue, or the absence of a coherent plot that makes even the slightest amount of sense, you'll have plenty of material. If all you want is a safe dinosaur fantasy movie for your kid, it will do just fine. That said, there's a lot of kids' entertainment out there that's much smarter, and some of it is even bearable or enjoyable for adults. Unless your child is in an uncompromising dinosaur mood, you're probably better off looking for something else.


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